Testers

Test & Measuring Instruments

Voice Quality Test System confirms smartphone performance.

April 24, 2015

Providing automated method to test all types of data to/from smartphones, VQuad™ Solution confirms performance, quality, and reliability. NetTest enables tests to be performed from mobile device and controlled remotely from VQuad™ script, including TCP, UDP, HTTP, VoIP, FTP, DNS, SMS, and email. Supported Dual UTA interfaces include 2-wire FXO, Bluetooth, Balanced, Mobile, and PTT. Providing centralized data retrieval, WebViewer™ supports mapping to Google Maps™ and analysis of voice and data. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure/Temperature Transmitter suits low-power systems.

April 24, 2015

Multi-variable sensors combine multiple sensing systems, such as pressure, temperature, and LVDT linear position sensors, in one package to reduce component count and power consumption. Explosionproof AST46PT provides pressure and temperature outputs from one process point. Along with microprocessor-controlled design, features include one-piece body, respective pressure and temperature measurement accuracy of ±0.1% and 1.0% BFSL, as well as -40 to +250°F and 20,000 psi max ranges. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Multigas Analyzer offers dual measurement capability.

April 23, 2015

Used for production and batch validation of medical-grade gases, SERVOPRO MultiExact 5400 features Gas Filter Correlation (GFX) IR sensors that allow simultaneous monitoring of 0–10 ppm CO and 0–500 ppm CO2 impurities in air, oxygen, or nitrogen. Single-analyzer solution, which offers independent auto-validation/calibration of measurements with option of integrated stream-switching valve block, promotes reliability for each measurement via flow sensor technology. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Waterproof Data Logger communicates over RS-485 protocol.

April 23, 2015

Equipped with LCD to show variety of data, Model DL-100TM485P offers measurement ranges of -31 to +176°F and 0~100% RH with accuracy of ±1°F and ±1.8% RH. Users can store up to 4,088 temperature and humidity records. IP-66 dustproof and waterproof, DIN-rail mountable logger operates from -13 to 167°F for use in extreme industrial environments. With Data Logger Utility software, data can be displayed in various charts which can be exported to MS Excel spreadsheets. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Vapor Pressure Analyzer leverages laser measurement technology.

April 23, 2015

Utilizing piston expansion principle for measurement, explosion proof-certified Vapour Pressure analyzer, suited for hazardous area use, features cooled sample cell and does not require industrial air or purge gases. Flame arrestors maximize flow rates with viscous products, and multiple communications options are available. Featuring integrated, 17 in. touchscreen, analyzer is completely ASTM D6377 compliant and can measure single and multiple adjustable vapour liquid ratios (0.02:1 upwards). Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Type K Thermocouple Amplifier offers dynamic response of 1 mS.

April 20, 2015

With temperature measuring range of 0–1,250°C, Model TCA-MS-K-1 converts low output voltage signal from Type K thermocouple probe to single independent linearized 0–5 Vdc output voltage. Single-channel unit interfaces to instrumentation equipment including data loggers, temperature indicators, chart recorders, and controllers. Supplied in IP51-rated housing measuring 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.9 in., amplifier includes mini-plug signal input connector and 1 m long integral signal cable. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Testing Kits measure craft brewer's water quality.

April 16, 2015

Using handheld eXact iDip® Smart Photometer System, Smart Brew™ Kit and Smart Brew Advanced™ Kit measure key parameters for making beer taste best, including calcium hardness, chloride, magnesium hardness, pH, sodium, sulfate, total alkalinity, and total hardness. Both integrate 2-way wireless communication with smartphone using multilingual app. Smart Brew Advanced™ kit additionally includes VisionPlus digital pH meter so brewers can monitor pH from start to finish. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Optical Fibre Identifiers offer normal/fast/fine sensitivity.

April 14, 2015

FID-30R and FID-31R identify light power presence in optical fibers and include 3 detection functions: TONE, TRAFFIC, and ONU. While both battery-operated models include trigger-operated clamp, FID-30R also includes optical power meter. LCD touch panel lets user view estimated optical power in fiber and select desired wavelength of 1,310, 1,490, or 1,550 nm. Identification of modulated tones at 270 Hz, 1 kHz, and 2,kHz is provided along with continuous wave and ONU signals. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tension/Compression Force Tester is motorized and configurable.

April 13, 2015

Engineered on modular function platform, ESM303 single-column force tester is suitable for tension and compression measurement applications up to 300 lbF in laboratory and production environments. Single- and double-column extensions address larger sample application requirements, and FollowMe™ function facilitates test setup via hand-activated, force-based positioning. Test methods may be configured through control panel, and up to 50 test profiles can be saved by user. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cable Testers support snap-on video test modules.

April 13, 2015

Intended for video installation and maintenance professionals, LVPro20, LVPro30, and LVPro30SR have backlit screens and re-designed back panel, software, and electronics that enable snap-on adapter module. Video Test Module snaps on to back of testers, hijacking user interface to run host of tests on BNC, RG6, RG59, or HDMI cable, including signal level and loss, transmitter mapping, and cable length and quality. It will also generate color-bar test pattern for HDMI display testing. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Panel Mount Calibrator contains full fieldbus communicator.

April 10, 2015

Equipped with 5.7 in. color touchscreen featuring multilingual user interface, MC6 Workstation offers calibration capabilities for pressure, temperature, and various electrical signals. Fieldbus communicator supports HART, FOUNDATION Fieldbus, and Profibus PA instruments. With modes for Meter, Calibrator, Documenting Calibrator, Data Logger, and Fieldbus Communicator, MC6 is suited for pharmaceuticals, energy, oil and gas, chemical, food and beverage, and service industries. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

SAS/SATA Protocol Analyzer supports active optical cables.

April 10, 2015

By supporting Active Optical Cables (AOC) and SAS Connectivity Management, M124A helps support external RAID and server OEMs requiring extended reach for SAS-based storage applications. This 12 Gbps solution, which lets developers test external storage connections that utilize active copper cables and AOC, can also read embedded EEPROM data and display key fields. Analyzer also supports use of optical cables in all configurations, including analyzer, jammer, and traffic generator modes. Read More

HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Rugged Pressure Sensor provides 2 mm resolution.

April 10, 2015

Housed in 3.3 x 3.3 x 2.5 mm ceramic-metal package, Model MS5837-30BA includes I2C bus interface and is suited for depth measurement systems in water-based applications. Gel-filled sensor features ultra-low power delta sigma ADC that offers precise 24-bit pressure and temperature values, while using only 0.6 µA. With response time as low as 0.5 ms, hermetically sealed sensor offers long term stability across pressure range of 0–30 bar in temperatures from -20 to +85°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

IP Camera/Ethernet Port Testers facilitate field work.

April 10, 2015

IP Answer Stick™ enables IP camera installers to align and focus IP camera from any terminus along data cable. Unit passes IP power through to camera and has port to connect notebook computer for monitoring and control. Solution additionally allows configuration of router or other access point from its location. Testing RJ45 Ethernet ports for presence of end- or mid-span DC power, PoE-Bug™ enables installers and repairmen to preempt potential PoE-related damage to equipment. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Temperature Datalogger is used in powder coating lines.

April 9, 2015

Placed in insulated box before passed through oven for QC in powder coating applications, CurveX 3 Basic measures and registers temperature from 0 to +500°C at several places of workpiece. Measurements are uploaded to PC via USB and analyzed using TQC Ideal Finish Analysis software. Supplied in machined aluminum case with 15 mm flat design, 4-channel recorder can store 10 batches, each of 16,000 readings, and also allows storage of 16 paint types. Static and dynamic accuracy is ±1°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Datalogger automates cold chain storage/alarms.

April 7, 2015

Recording temperature on 2 channels in °C or °F, TR-71wf automatically uploads data over WLAN to Online Cloud Storage service. External sensors allow accurate measurement of temperatures from -40 to +230°F (wider range with optional sensor) inside refrigerator/freezer while logger remains safely outside. Logging capacity is 8,000 data sets, users can view data and receive alarms on mobile device or PC, and USB communication with PC is also supported.
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HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Temperature Sensor provides better than ±5°K accuracy.

April 6, 2015

Suited for industrial control and automation, MAXREFDES42# IO-Link Reference Design has integrated analog front end that measures temperature while detecting overvoltage, shorts, and open circuits. Temperature appears on LED display for snapshot of coarse temperature values. During operation over temperature range of -40 to 150°C, system consumes less than 30 mW by utilizing DC-DC step-down converter. Device supports all 3 IO-Link speeds and is available for use with 2-, 3-, or 4-wire PT100 RTD. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

BERT Instrument streamlines high-data rate receiver testing.

April 3, 2015

Along with generator and analyzer functionality at data rates up to 32.4 Gbps, M8062A integrates capabilities streamline testing for R&D and test engineers who need to characterize devices and systems for next-generation data-center and long-haul-communication applications. Bit error ratio test (BERT) solution fully integrates adjustable inter symbol interference (ISI) generation, clock data recovery, and analyzer equalization to improve device characterization and compliance testing. Read More

HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

External Temperature Sensors connect to wireless gateways.

April 3, 2015

Compatible with any thermistor probe from 3k–100k, multichannel SC31 Premium Wireless Thermistor Sensor accepts up to 2 inputs and provides signal conditioning for external Thermistors. Accepting any type of thermocouple probe, SC32 Premium Wireless Thermocouple Sensor handles one input. Paragon Robotics SC33 Premium Wireless RTD Sensor accepts one external 3-wire Pt100 RTD probe and provides built-in signal conditioning. All sensors feature upgradeable firmware. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Rheometer System helps optimize chocolate flow properties.

April 1, 2015

Suitable for testing chocolate samples, DV3T Rheometer, Small Sample Adapter, and Circulating Water Bath allow confectioners to maintain precise temperature control during testing, assuring reproducible comparisons. System determines Plastic Viscosity, which accurately predicts resistance to flow in pumping, moving, or mixing situations. In addition, Casson Yield Value measures amount of force (shear) that is necessary to get chocolate to start moving. Read More